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An Ethics Lesson (2013) Movie Poster

An Ethics Lesson (2013) Movie Review

Though its title might sound a little dry and academic, “An Ethics Lesson” (the literal English translation, “Ethics of Anger”...

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Montage (2013) Movie Poster

Montage (2013) Movie Review

Korean writer director Jung Geun Sub makes his debut with “Montage”, another thriller revolving around the perennially popular child kidnap...

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Lee Jeong-jae in New World (2013) Movie Image

New World (2013) Movie Review

“New World” has been one of the more promising and anticipated Korean releases of late, a blockbuster with a powerhouse...

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Kim Beom in The Gifted Hands (2013) Movie Image

The Gifted Hands (2013) Movie Review

“Parallel Life” director Kwon Ho Young returns with another paranormal-themed thriller in “The Gifted Hands”, which as its alternate (and...

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Horny Family (2010) Movie Image

Horny Family (2010) Movie Review

Korean comedy “Horny Family” (also known by the odder title “Tummy”) is a film which has been kicking around for...

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Azooma (2012) Movie Image

Azooma (2012) Movie Review

How far would you go to seek justice for your child? This is the question asked by “Azooma”, a hard...

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Gianna Jun in The Berlin File (2013) Movie Image

The Berlin File (2013) Movie Review

Ryoo Seung Wan, arguably Korea’s top director of action packed blockbusters after the likes of “City of Violence” and “The...

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Byung-hun Lee in Masquerade (2012) Movie Image

Masquerade (2012) Movie Review

Lee Byung Hun, one of Korea’s biggest and most popular stars, who recently also enjoyed success in Hollywood in the...

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2 Doors (2011) Movie Image

2 Doors (2011) Movie Review

“2 Doors” is a feature length Korean documentary directed by Hong Ji You and Kim Il Ran, who previously served...

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Young Ju Seo and Jung-hyun Lee in Juvenile Offender (2012) Movie Image

Juvenile Offender (2012) Movie Review

Produced and supported by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea, “Juvenile Offender” is a humanistic and socially aware look...

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Pieta (2012) Movie Image

SIFF ’13 Review: Pieta (2012)

After a sojourn into other realms, and a self-imposed year-long hiatus from the industry—sort of, he did release the documentary...

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Barbie (2011) Movie Image

Barbie (2011) Movie Review

Writer director Lee Sang Woo, who caused quite a stir on the Korean indie scene with his hard hitting features...

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Joong-ki Song and Bo-yeong Park in A Werewolf Boy (2012) Movie Image

A Werewolf Boy (2012) Movie Review

Romantic fantasy “A Werewolf Boy” emerged as of the biggest Korean hits of 2012, not to mention the country’s biggest...

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Ryoo Seung-beom in Perfect Number (aka Suspect X, 2012) Movie Image

Perfect Number (2012) Movie Review

“Perfect Number” sees Korea turning to Japan for inspiration, an adaptation of the acclaimed Higashino Keigo novel “Yogisha X no...

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The Spies (2012) Movie Image

The Spies (2012) Movie Review

The Korean divide rears its head again in “The Spies”, following a gang of agents from the North who find...

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Almost Che (2012) Movie Image

Almost Che (2012) Movie Review

“Almost Che” is a Korean comedy that re-teams writer director Yook Sang Hyo and actor Kim In Kwon, who last...

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Ji-Sub So in A Company Man (2012) Movie Image

A Company Man (2012) Movie Review

That ever popular darling of genre cinema, the strong, silent and stylishly dressed hitman returns in Korean thriller “A Company...

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Gianna Jun in The Thieves (2012) Movie Image

The Thieves (2012) Movie Review #2

Rarely do event films come as big or as eagerly anticipated as Korean blockbuster “The Thieves”, boasting an amazing ensemble...

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Yunjin Kim in The Neighbors (2012) Movie Image

The Neighbors (2012) Movie Review

“The Neighbors” is another Korean serial killer drama in which a psycho snatches children and keeps them imprisoned in his...

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